It’s beginning to come out that Nick Saban has a agreed to a multi-year extension and will remain the head coach at University of Alabama. The Saban to Texas rumors will come to an end, and Alabama fans can rest assured knowing the master will remain at the helm of the Crimson Tide.
Kirk Herbstreit was first to report the news on Twitter:
Breaking News….Nick Saban has agreed to a multi year contract extension to STAY at Alabama! Details to come out soon!!
— Kirk Herbstreit (@KirkHerbstreit) December 14, 2013
“Coach Saban is the best in the business and has led our program to the pinnacle of college football,” Alabama director of athletics Bill Battle said in a statement. “This agreement is a strong indication of our mutual commitment to building on the foundation he has established.”
Nick Saban made a statement via the football program’s Twitter account: “We are excited about the future and the University of Alabama is where I plan to end my coaching career.”
It’s been rumored that Nick Saban’s new contract will pay him in the range of $7 million annually, though this has not been confirmed.
More Details to follow…